Who Will Survive the Seven Questions?
Twice a month, we toss seven questions at one of our favorite artists, creators, makers, or innovators. It’s a chance for us to support people in our greater creative community—those who inspire us and intrigue us. Even better, it gives us yet another chance to talk whiskey!
PAINTER KEL BROWN
Kel Brown is a multi-disciplinary artist with a decade of professional experience, as well as a portfolio of varied accomplishments including gallery exhibitions, private commissions, public murals and municipal projects for the City of Austin. He painted every individual label for Still Austin’s popular December 2022 Distillery Reserve Series release, Cognac Cask Straight Bourbon….
Poet Scott Andrew James
Scott Andrew James is an inspirational poet and speaker who believes in everyday magic and the power of creativity. At home on a 1946 Smith-Corona typewriter, his work has been widely featured online and in print. His three books of poetry have brought peace and comfort to readers from all over the country. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and daughter, and their pug….
Samantha Heligman is the artist behind the popular pottery workshop Settle Ceramics. She believes in making objects that mean something: vessels that will be used and loved for generations. “In a world where so many things are disposable,” says Samantha, “my ceramics are handmade with the intent that they will become a steady favorite and that you will enjoy them everyday, for a lifetime.” Her shop, Settle Ceramics, is “dedicated to making the everyday beautiful for your kitchen and home,” with each object made with an eye toward becoming cherished family heirlooms. All of Samantha’s pieces are hand-thrown and glazed with care. …